Kurudi

History – Along with the idol of Bhagawan Parshwanatha we can also find the idol of Yaksha Sri Brahmadeva. There are only five Jain houses at this place. How to Reach – Kurudi is located in the Gowribidanur taluk of Kolar district. the bus facilities are available to this place from Gowribidanur. Main Deity – Stone idol […]

Hassan

History – Hassan is a city and a district Headquarters of Hassan District. It is situated at about 934 mts above sea level and is well know for its pleasant weather and is popularly called as poor man’s Ooty. It was founded in the 11th century A.D. by Channa Krishnappa Naik, a Palegar (chieften). The place […]

Bekka

On moving further ahead by 2 Kms from Bastihalli is found Bekka, a hamlet situated at a distance of 7 kms from Shravanabelagola. The temple here is around 1200 years old. It has a mukhamantapa, navaranga, antarala and a garbagriha. The door leading towards the garbagriha is flanked by dwarapalakas on either side. The garbagriha […]

Amminabhavi

History – Called as ‘Ammayyana Bhavi’ in the inscriptions,it was rulerd by the royal dynasties of Karnataka namely the Rashtrakutas and Kalyana Chalukyas. Amminabhavi flourished as one of the main Jain centers during their period. Further more it was an Agrahara ruled by 400 Mahajanas during the period of Vijayanagara rule.The basadi of lord Neminatha here […]

Narasimharajapura

About Narasimharajapura (N R Pura) – There are 6 Jain temples at this place. 1) Chandranath temple;2)Parsvanath swami temple;3) Jawalamalaini templeThis place is famous for the miraculous Sasan devi Jwalamalini. The people visit this place to fulfill their vows. 4)Shantinath temple; 5) Math temple and 6) kshetrapal temple.The Samantbhdra Gyanpeeth and Ashram are here. This is […]

Chamarajanagara

History – We can find two Jain temples at Chamarajanagara. Both the temples have the idols of bhagawan Parshwanatha as the main diety. One temple is situated near the private bus stand called as the Vijaya Parshwanatha temple. The idol, of Bhagawan Parshwanatha here is about 5 feet high in the padmasana posture. An inscription […]

Yalekytanahalli

History – Yalekyatanahalli (also spelled as Yale Kyatanahalli) is a small village situated in the Nelamangala taluk of Bangalore rural district. It once had a sizable Jain population with around 50 to 60 families. With the advent of urbanisation many people migrated to the near by district centres of Tumkur and Bangalore. Hence we can just […]

Bangalore / Bengaluru

History – Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka and was the capital of princley Mysore from 1831. A popular story is narated on the origin of the present name. hoysala Viraballala had to satiate his hunger with boiled green beans, served by an old poor woman during a hunting expedition to this place. After the food […]

Varkhana

History – This place is said to have been a very prosperous city. Merchants of Shrimalpur renovated this place during the period of king Kumbha. The idol of Varkana Parshvanath is very ancient. This idol was found in the ground to a shepard. In the year 1211 of the Vikram era, this temple was build […]

Uthman

History – According to the inscriptions carved on the walls of the temple it is said that thi temple was constructed on the fifth day of the dark half of the month of Jeth in the year 1251 of the Vikram era. Some of the inscriptions found in this temple tell us that the history of […]

Marble Idol of Jain Tirthankaras in Kayotsarga 15th-16th century.

Udaipur

History – Udaipur is named after Udai Singh who founded the present city in 1572.Chittorgarh had fallen to the Mughals The ‘glass’ temple, as the Shitalanatha Mandir is usually called, is very attractive, we can find a library and two big rooms for Jaina ascetics here. This temple is situated near the clock tower at […]

Sirodi

History – This temple was renovated about the year 1500 of the Vikram era. The last renovation of this temple was celebrated under the guidance of His Holiness Acharyadev Shrimadvijayji Premsurishvarji in the year 2018 of the Vikram era. This idol is also called as Godiji Parshvanath. How to Reach – The nearest railway station […]

Nun

History – This is one of the ancient tirths of the forgotten past of splendid temples in many desolate villages of Rajasthan. This was a prosperous city. It is believed that this temple was built about the year 1100 of the Vikram era. It was renovated many times during the period of prosperity of this […]

Nitoda

History – This history of Nitoda is believed to belong to a period earlier than the twelfth century. On the seat of the parikar of God’s idol, there is an inscription of Bhagawan Neminath. Due to some inevitable reasons the idol of Bhagawan Neminath was removed and the idol of Bhagawan Chintamani Parshwanatha was installed. […]

Narana

History – Narana was a great Jain Heritage center during the 10th and 12th century. Numerous idols were found at this place during digging and are kept in local Bada mandir known as Digamabar Jain Bada mandir. How to Reach – Narana is situated at a distance of 11 Kms to the south of Fulera […]

Nageshwar

History – The idol installed in this temple is nearly 2000 years old. It is made of emeralds. This kind of idol made of a single stone of emerald is a unique of its kind. Only a direct observer can make the thirteen and a half ft. high idol of the body of Bhagawan Parshvanath […]

Jaipur-Kaniaji-Chulgiri

History – This place was established on the hillock at Chulgiri and named after Achraya Deshbhushan Maharaj as Deshbhushan nagar. Mahavir Idol – A huge idol of Tirthankar Mahavira/Mahaveer in Kayotsarga posture is very attractive. How to Reach – It is situated on the Agra road on the hillock on Chulgiri near the Jaipur city. Boarding […]

Gohili

History – Gohili called before as Gohavali has its history dating back to the period earlier than the 13th century. An inscription found in the temple premises informs us about the donations and gifts given to the temple by a Thakur (village head). The records related to this temple indicate that this it was renovated […]

Chambleshwar

History – The temple here is said to have been built by Seth Nathmal on the 10th day of bright moon of vaisakh in 1007 vikrama. the temple was known as chuleshwar (chul means peak) which came to be known as Chambleshwar. The temple is situated in the center of compound on the fat land […]

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